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Brexit news: Sunak tries to call rebels’ bluff on EU deal sparking angry warning | Politics | News

The ERG met at 6pm last night with unionist leader Jeffrey Donaldson to urgently discuss the proposed deal.

While Mr Donaldson, speaking after the meeting, heralded Mr Sunak for having made “progress” with the deal, he admitted the Government has “a long way to go”.

He confirmed a major sticking point for the DUP is that goods produced in Northern Ireland that are destined for the internal market must be governed by UK law.

But firing a warning shot after the meeting – which appeared to be conciliatory in tone – an ERG source told the Daily Express: “No10 thought that the DUP and ERG would be all bark and no bite. How wrong they were!”

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